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Albert Anastasia | Murder Inc

Albert Anastasia (pronounced ah-nah-STAH-zee-ah) (born Umberto Anastasio, September 26, 1902 – October 25, 1957) was one of the most ruthless and feared Cosa Nostra mobsters in United States history. A founder of the American Mafia, Anastasia ran Murder, Inc. during the prewar era and was boss of the modern Gambino crime family during most of
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Anastasia Funeral

Albert Anastasia • was I buried in the morning cold yesterday at Green-Wood Cemetery in South Brooklyn, with members of his family and a few friends at the graveside. Simple pray-ers were said by a funeral chap-el director. He fared better than many o the sixty-three men he • had reportedly •killed. or, whose deaths
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Anastasia Deportation Proceedings

Coppola Held Uncooperative in Questioning—Police Pay Call on Costello Anthony Coppola, confidante and occasional chauffeur for Al-bert Anastasia, New York gang-ster who was killed by two gun-men on Friday, was jailed for vagrancy early this ..mcrning. Coppola, cleacribed.–by. soul. ,as Ana,stasia’s bodykuvd ,and by Chief of Detectives Jam6 B. Leggett as • his “messezikeib, boy,”
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Albert Anastasia Life Story

Albert Anastasia, who was slain in a barber’s chair yester-day, barely escaped death in the electric chair in 1921. In the thirty-six years be-tween, he blasted his way to wealth, power and pre-eminence among hoodlums in the United States. Albert was the oldest of four Anastasia brothers identified with extortion, usury, pilfering, wildcat strikes, assault
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